Tag Archives: stroke rehabilitation

Determination and Willpower

By John Mott, Jr. I experienced a lot in life as a young man and I must admit that I’ve seen better days. With a little effort, I managed to pull through the clutter of misfortunes. However, on March 28, … Continue reading

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Neuroplasticity and The Brain After a Stroke

Authors: Rhonda Felice Hi I am Rhonda.  I am the Stroke Therapy Manager at Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital. Those studying rehabilitation are frequently asked questions about the types of therapies that should be included when treating a stroke patient. In neuroscience … Continue reading

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At the “Y” with Mary- One Daughter’s Story of Taking Care of Her Mom

Story by: Polly Esther MacKay In 1998, my Mom, Mary Lea McGoogan, retired from teaching with a lot of reservation after my father had suffered a massive stroke in 1992. For six years she continued to be an excellent administrator … Continue reading

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Important Things to Consider When Your Loved One Wants to Drive Again

Author: Peggy Gannon As a mother of 2 teenagers (15 year old boy, 17 year old girl) and a 21 year old young man, I think I have all the anxiety of teaching someone how to drive wrapped up.  I … Continue reading

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Exercise After Stroke

Author: Julie Schafer Hello! After completing formal physical therapy, have you wondered if it is important to keep exercising for months or even years after a stroke? The answer is YES!!! (I am sure you have heard this once or … Continue reading

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Brain Games For Stroke Rehabilitation Part II

Author- Kathy Martin, Brooks Clubhouse Manager Hello again.  I want to follow up on a previous post I made about fun cognitive activities .  Who knew there would be so many fun ways to challenge our brain and have fun with our … Continue reading

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Stroke Awareness Month an Inspiration

Stroke Awareness Month has come and gone.  But the need for awareness and recovery continues. If you haven’t had a chance to see our “Faces of Stroke” Campaign, please take the time to do so.  The campaign features 8 stroke survivors of … Continue reading

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